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Published: 28 April 2019

152 Pages | 18 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198791744

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Film Noir: A Very Short Introduction

James Naremore

Very Short Introductions

  • Considers the fascinating genre of film noir, discussing what makes a film "noirified," and why these films are so difficult to categorize
  • Highlights the key themes, films, and styles of film noir
  • Discusses some of the most iconic film noirs, among them The Maltese Falcon, Double Indemnity, The Third Man, Chinatown, Devil in a Blue Dress, and Lost Highway
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series--millions of copies sold worldwide